Items Tagged with 'Electrical safety'

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Power line dangers

Exposure to electricity resulted in 156 deaths and 1,730 cases involving days away from work in the United States in 2012, according to the 2015 edition of the National Safety Council’s “Injury Facts.”
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A DANGEROUS PROFESSION

Keeping linemen safe

Utility workers often face life-threatening hazards to get the job done
Utility linemen face a variety of on-the-job hazards. From high-voltage contact and confined spaces to working at height and exposure to inclement weather, what’s being done to promote a culture of safety within the industry?
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Electrical safety

NFPA 70E 2015 has eliminated the prohibited approach boundary and made some changes to the shock hazard boundaries. How will this impact my facility?
NFPA 70E 2015 has eliminated the prohibited approach boundary and made some changes to the shock hazard boundaries. How will this impact my facility?
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Extension cord do’s and don’ts

Electrical extension cords are used in many office buildings and worksites, and should be treated with caution. The Texas Department of Insurance Division of Workers’ Compensation reminds workers that correct use of extension cords is an important component of on-the-job electrical safety.
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Non-conductive fish tape

Designed to work inside IDEAL Tuff-Grip Pro cases, S-Class fish tape now features a non-conductive and non-arcing eyelet tip to minimize the possibility of injury from contact with electricity.
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Online electrical safety training

Danatec’s Electrical Safety Training System NFPA 70E Online Training focuses on workplace electrical safety and the application of industry-accepted best practice consensus-based standards to effectively manage arc flash and electrical shock hazards.
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